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Apply for ConnectHome Nation for high speed internet in your PHA

Posted on June 21, 2017

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) says ConnectHome is now ConnectHome Nation. ConnectHome Nation provides free and low-cost high-speed internet for families living in HUD-assisted housing. The goal has been to narrow the digital divide for families of school-age children living in HUD-assisted housing. It was almost a year ago when Navigate…

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Increased Demand at Higher Prices. What does this mean for Affordable Housing?

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According to a Wall Street Journal article on housing released Wednesday, the number of sales of existing homes increased by 1.1% in May compared to April. This is somewhat significant, considering many economists expected this number to decline by .5% in May. The median sale price of a home was $252,800 in May, which…

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This week’s #TuesdayTip

Posted on June 20, 2017

One of our viewers asked about how to handle “an applicant that has a mortgage on his home that is in foreclosure.” Vickie has an answer in the video below.   Please follow us!…

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Senior Citizen safety in the home

Posted on June 19, 2017

A new report from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has released a new report on senior citizen safety. It’s called “Overcoming Obstacles to Policies for Preventing Falls by the Elderly.” The report finds that about one-third of people age 65 and up fall in their home. The results are “injury, long-term…

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Federal Register Update May 04-31, 2017

Posted on June 16, 2017

FR-5339-N-05 20170531 Housing Counseling Certification Examination Availability and Change To Certification Examination Cost SUMMARY: This notice follows publication of the ‘‘Housing Counseling: New Certification Requirements’’ final rule, issued on December 14, 2016, which requires that HUD announce the availability of the Housing Counselor Examination and start the 36-month time-period for individuals and Housing Counseling…

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